Definition of lefty in English:


Syllabification: left·y
Pronunciation: /ˈleftē
(also leftie)

noun (plural lefties)

  • 1chiefly North American A left-handed person.
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    • He bowled the following season left-handed and even bowled three regionals as a lefty, but had no luck.
    • While his changeup works wonders against right-handers, lefties have an easier time picking it up.
    • So it made sense to Casey to load up with right-handers when the lefties were pitching, and vice versa.
  • 2A leftist.
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    • Kleiman goes on to say some very insightful stuff about gun control that every lefty should read.
    • This piece is interesting in the way it shows another lefty having doubts about the Fascist Left.
    • A little humility is called for here - even for a judgmental old lefty like me.

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